NEW ALBANY, MISS., July 25, 2016 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced the addition of J. Matthew Rhinewalt, M.D. to its medical staff.
Rhinewalt is a double board-certified physician, specializing in internal medicine and pediatrics.
A native of Columbus, Miss., Rhinewalt graduated magna cum laude from medical school and completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. He recently completed a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Before attending medical school, he attended Northeast Mississippi Community College and Mississippi University for Women, earning a bachelor of science in nursing.
“Dr. Rhinewalt is a well-rounded addition to our growing roster of physicians,” said Walter Grace, CEO and administrator of Baptist Union County. “With his amicable personality and advanced clinical skills, he will assist the hospital in our goal of raising the collective health of the community.”
Rhinewalt will practice at IM+PC (Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic) at 488 West Bankhead Street. The clinic number is 662-534-0898.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, the recipient of many awards and accolades, was most recently recognized by Premier as one of only three hospitals in the nation that achieved top performance in all seven of the areas measured in Premier’s Quest collaborative. The hospital was awarded the Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades and was named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, in 2012 and 2013. Baptist Union County offers a variety of health care services, including adult and pediatric inpatient services, labor and delivery, outpatient and laser surgery and a 24-hour, renovated emergency room. The hospital also offers telemedicine and imaging and laboratory services, including an American College of Radiology-accredited MRI machine.